berimbau

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See also: bérimbau

English[edit]

Three berimbaus

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese berimbau, ultimately from an African language.

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Noun[edit]

berimbau (plural berimbaus)

  1. (music) A percussion instrument, consisting of a gourd (as resonator) and a single wire stretched along a pole, used in Brazil, has a pivotal role in capoeira ensembles.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

berimbau m (plural berimbaus)

  1. berimbau

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Kimbundu mbirimbau.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

berimbau m (plural berimbaus)

  1. (music) berimbau

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References[edit]

  1. ^ berimbau” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003-2019.